Chalten Investment Review – Q2 2021

Welcome to the Chalten Investment Review for Q2 2021.  Investors were again well rewarded for taking risk as global equities continued the strong performance observed in Q1.  Bonds also performed reasonably well over Q2, clawing back some of the negative returns suffered in Q1.  Publicly traded real estate securities also performed strongly.  Investors often feel […]

Chalten Investment Review – Q2 2018

Welcome to the Chalten Investment Review for Q2 2018.   In last quarter’s review we dedicated some space to reminding investors that the best way to deal with market volatility is to be prepared.  Being prepared means an appropriately targeted asset allocation, broad diversification and disciplined rebalancing.  When we’re prepared we can watch the oft peculiar […]

Chalten Investment Review – Q4 2017

Welcome to the Chalten Investment Review for Q4 2017.   The fourth quarter of 2017 capped another strong year for risky asset investment returns, especially equity returns.  While the CAD/USD exchange rate remained relatively stable during Q4, the Canadian dollar gained 7% against the USD during 2017.  Even with Canadian dollar strength, however, Canadian investors benefited […]